By Francis French
By Bruce A. Campbell
This ebook, according to the SINTEF Offshore Blowout Database, completely examines U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Norwegian and united kingdom North Sea blowouts that happened from 1980 to 1994. This ebook finds the operations that have been in growth on the onset of the blowouts and is helping you examine from the errors of others.
By Ben Evans
This booklet information the tales of Challenger’s missions from the issues of view of the astronauts, engineers, and scientists who flew and knew her and the managers, technicians, and floor team of workers who designed her and nursed her from humble beginnings as a structural try out article into probably the most able Shuttles in NASA’s carrier. Challenger veterans, together with Gordon Fullerton and Vance model, describe their stories and the diversities among Challenger and her sister ships. the advance of Challenger herself is explored intimately, together with her layout, improvement, development, and education for missions.
By David D. Levine
Chaz Eades is at the venture of an entire life - the 1st to an alien sun procedure some distance past our personal - and it's a one-way journey. while he learns that touch with Earth has been misplaced, he desires to aid reestablish conversation. however the commander insists on technological know-how first and speak to later, the team is inexplicably adverse, and Chaz reveals himself painfully remoted. quickly he realizes that there's a mystery on the center of the crew's problems that's a lot greater than any he can have imagined. All bets are off, and he's certainly not ready for the project he faces now: survival.
By Arthur Berry
Technological know-how, Astronomy, glossy & technologies, common Sciences
By Christopher Stasheff
Welcome to Gramarye the place witches, warlocks, elves, and gnomes are actual; the place a spoiled girl-queen and a military of teenybopper witches and ragtag beggars conflict an overpowering strength of insurgent knights and time-travelling anarchists, for the way forward for the main particular, and maybe most vital, planet within the galaxy.
this is often what cynical, hard-bitten intergalactic undercover agent Rod Gallowglass faces whilst he and his robotic horse Fess, try and deliver peace and democracy to this magic-ridden Renaissance-age society. Rod s venture is threatened at each flip through anarchists, communists, and double-dealing royalists enjoying vicious political energy video games. issues are made even worse while Rod's complex know-how will get him classified a warlock inspite of his consistent denials. aid comes from the main unforeseen assets while he meets an historic ghost, the King of the Elves, and the main strong witch in the world.
this can be sword-and-sorcery with a witty, edgy, wry twist.
The vintage technology fable novel by means of Christopher Stasheff involves lifestyles in eleven hours of dramatic audio, that includes famous narrator Dennis Regan, and a whole cast.
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By Christopher Stasheff
Because the Lords plan a coup that would ruin democracy within the Interstellar Dominion Electorates, telepaths Dar and Samantha, sought by way of the police, desperately attempt to warn Terra of the chance. Reissue.
This is quantity 6 of Planets, Stars and Stellar structures, a six-volume compendium of recent astronomical learn, masking topics of key curiosity to the most fields of latest astronomy. This quantity on “Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology” edited through William C. Keel offers available overview chapters on Galaxy Morphology, Elliptical and Disk Galaxy constitution and sleek Scaling legislation, big name Formation in Galaxies, The Cool ISM in Galaxies, The impact of surroundings on Galaxy Evolution, Clusters of Galaxies, lively Galactic Nuclei, huge Scale constitution of the Universe, Distance Scale of the Universe, Galaxies within the Cosmological Context, Evolution of lively Galactic Nuclei, The Intergalactic Medium, and Cosmic Microwave heritage.
All chapters of the guide have been written by way of working towards execs. They contain adequate historical past fabric and references to the present literature to permit readers to profit adequate a few area of expertise inside of astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology to start on their lonesome functional study tasks. within the spirit of the sequence Stars and Stellar platforms released through Chicago collage Press within the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, every one bankruptcy of Planets, Stars and Stellar platforms can stand by itself as a basic evaluate of its respective sub-discipline, and every quantity can be utilized as a textbook or urged reference paintings for complex undergraduate or postgraduate classes. complicated scholars astronomers of their roles as either academics and researchers will welcome Planets, Stars and Stellar structures as a entire and pedagogical reference paintings on astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.
By J. McKim Malville
Archaeoastronomy is a self-discipline pioneered at Stonehenge and different megalithic websites in Britain and France. Many websites within the southwestern usa have yielded proof of the prehistoric Anasazi’s severe curiosity in astronomy, just like that of the megalithic cultures of Europe.
The authors describe the astronomical alignments on the recognized websites of Chaco Canyon and Hovenweep and current new facts, in accordance with fresh box paintings of alignments at Yellow Jacket, Chimney Rock, and Mesa Verde.
Drawing at the archaeological facts, ethnographical parallels with old pueblo peoples, and mythology from different cultures all over the world, the authors current theories in regards to the which means and serve as of the mysterious stone alignments and architectural orientations of the prehistoric Southwest.
By Alan Butler